GCSE Art and Design – Exam 40 % Coursework 60 %
Btec Level 2 Art and Design – Exam 20 % Coursework 80 %
What type of student succeeds at Art and design?
Art and Design is a demanding A Level. It requires resilience and a willingness to work through problems and reflect on ones work independently. A love of creativity, awareness of oneself and the surrounding world is also essential.
Subject requirements at GCSE
A minimum of a Grade C at Art and Design at key stage 3 is required in order to study Art and Design at GCSE. The course requires a strong independent work ethic from the outset.
Art works well with a wide variety of subjects.
Students receive homework once a week. Art and design is best learned through constant development of skills coupled with in-depth analysis of other Artwork, artists and artefacts.